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Producers Take Note: The Revivals People Want and Who to Cast

September 5, 2012 // 4 Comments

The people of Twitter and Facebook have spoken; here are the shows they think should be revived and the stars that should headline each, listed in no particular order. Sunset Boulevard starring Sutton Foster, Hunter Parrish, Glenn Close, Joel Grey, Bernadette Peters, Neil Partick Harris, Norbert Leo Butz, Carol Burnett, Angela Lansbury, Doris Day, Tyne [...]

The 2012 Drama League Award Winners

May 18, 2012 // 1 Comment

The Drama League Awards, the only major theatergoer awards chosen by audience members, have been announced and Once, Follies, Audra McDonald, and Alan Menken took home the big prizes for musical theatre. Each of them also won the Outer Critics Circle Award in their respective categories. Will they get the Tony nod as well? DISTINGUISHED PRODUCTION OF A [...]

A look at the musicals eyeing 2012-13 Broadway runs…

May 16, 2012 // 2 Comments

Now that this season is officially over, we thought it worth taking a look at the shows who have announced Broadway runs for the 2012-13 season. First up is an adaptation of Bring It On with music by Tom Kit of Next to Normal and Lin-Manuel Miranda of In the Heights. This show has been touring the country after opening to so-so reviews in Los Angeles, [...]

Check out the new Broadway Musical Home!

May 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

I’ve been extremely busy updating the look and content of The Broadway Musical Home so get over there and check it out now! Featuring fun new artwork commissioned especially for the site (can you name all the characters/shows pictured in the banner?) plus information about every Broadway mounting of each show (not just the premiere), video and music [...]

A Big Broadway News Roundup

January 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Next to Normal Looking to Launch a National Tour Brian Yorkey, the book writer and lyricist for Broadway’s Next to Normal, told Playbill.com, “A tour is in the works. David Stone’s at work putting it together. I think it will launch later this year, in the fall or winter.” In addition to a national tour here in the US, there is also [...]

Broadway Impact for Marriage Equality

October 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

Gavin Creel and his organization, Broadway Impact, brought together a large group of Broadway actors, directors, stage managers, fans, and producers to march on Washington for gay equality this past Sunday. It was amazing event marked by performances/speeches by the cast of Broadway’s Hair, Audra McDonald, Cynthia Nixon, David Hyde Pierce, Douglas [...]

Do you follow us? Are you a fan?

September 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Not everything makes it onto the blog. For a number of smaller bits of gossip and news, 140 characters seems like more than enough … plus sometimes it’s just more fun to gossip in real time. To ensure you’re getting all the juicy tidbits, be sure to follow us on Twitter (@broadwaymusical) or Facebook (facebook.com/broadwaymusical). Some [...]

Norbert Leo Butz’ Sister Murdered in Possible Hate Crime

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Norbert Leo Butz’ sister, Teresa Butz, was killed and her partner severely wounded early Sunday by a man who attacked them as they slept in their home. A detective has confirmed that Teresa sacrificed herself to save her fiancée’s life during the attack. The murder is being investigated as a possible hate crime and the murderer is still at [...]
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